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announcer: and now pbs kids presents the ultimate underwater world premiere event. [chattering] i think they're talking about us, chris. announcer: "wild kratts lost at sea," only on pbs kids. it's a fish-eat-fish world out here. wild kratts is made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. ♪ wild kratts ♪ chris: we're here off the coast of south america in the caribbean sea. it's us the kratt brothers. i'm chris. and i'm martin. most fish spend the beginning of their lives drifting out there on the open ocean, floating around as tiny, microscopic fish together in a mass called plankton. they live that way until they're ready to leave the plankton. that's
when they head to one of the most remarkable habitats on earth-- the coral reef. martin: and the coral reef has more different kinds of creatures living on it than any other habitat in the ocean. let's see how many creatures we can find in one minute down there. ♪ chris: a moray eel! our first reef creature. these guys are ambush predators with a powerful bite. and look at that cool, twisty swimming style. martin: over there. boxfish. these guys are slow, but not many other fish eat them because their skin is poisonous. three. parrotfish. chris: four. a cowfish. martin: five. soldier fish. chris: six. tobacco fish. martin: ah! there are way too many to count. all different shapes and colors the reef is alive with life. ooh, a blowfish! chris: i love these little guys. they're awesome and cute. and this type of blowfish is known as a porcupine fish. he's a simple little fish with one of the coolest, most incredible
defenses in the entire ocean. uh-oh, our minute is up. martin: what-- but how many reef fish did we find? chris: a lot! imagine if we could go along with the young fish as they journey to their home on the reef. and experience an incredible creature power that one of these fish uses to survive on the reef. what if? ♪ on adventure with the coolest creatures ♪ ♪ from the oceans to the trees ♪ ♪ the brothers kratt are going places you never get to see ♪ ♪ hanging with their creature friends ♪ ♪ get ready, it's the hour ♪ ♪ we're gonna save some animals today with ♪ ♪ creature power ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild, wild ♪ ♪ cheetah speed and lizard glide ♪ ♪ falcon flight and lion pride ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts
♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ go wild, wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ ooh! (laughing) (laughing) ugh! (chris chuckling) hey, whoa! oof. ugh! (chuckling) wait till they see this. i found some really big balloons. hmm? where'd they go? whoa! whoa! ugh. aviva: yes! girls win! in
a blowout. better luck next time, guys. hey, nothing like a water balloon fight to cool things off on a hot caribbean day. good game, team tortuga. that water balloon came out of nowhere. so did that. look! aviva: uh-oh. guess who? donita donata. endangered animal fashion designer. what is she doing here? oh, let's see. looking for sea snake belts or clown fish earrings or who knows what. but definitely something not very nice to creatures. we'll go check it out. yeah, we're already wet so we'll sneak up from bottom-side and find out what she's up to. (grunting) aviva: good luck. martin & chris: thanks. quick, hide! there's nowhere to go. let's go
mini-sized super-tiny. there. now, pretend you're a piece of floating sea scum. uh, you be the sea scum. i'll be a bubble. nope. no fishies here, donita. it worked! they didn't see us. hey, chris, but we're not the only little guys down here. check it out. we're in a crowd of plankton. awesome! i've always wanted to be a part of the plankton the basis of all sea life. oh, there are creatures that spend their whole lives floating around here like amphipods. and millions upon billions of baby fish the size of a pinhead. imagine that-- spending the entire first part of your life just floating around in the open sea in a plankton swarm. it's a giant floating nursery for baby fish. (chuckling) hey, cute blobby buddy. this guy looks like
he's old enough to leave the plankton soon. you're a little underwater blimp. i'll name you blimpy. but what kind of fish are you, anyway? i don't recognize you yet. where will he live when he leaves the plankton? aviva: earth to kratt brothers. come in, tiny brothers. woo! distracted much? oh, sorry. got sidetracked in this plankton. it's like outer space in the sea. come on, you've got to figure out what donita is doing here. we're on it! whoa! both: whoa! it's a rip current. we're getting sucked into it! whoa! i'm swimming forward but going backward. chris, the miniaturizer. we need to get big to beat this thing. uh-oh, there goes the miniaturizer!
we're part of the plankton now. well, blimpy knows where he's going. yeah, we're sticking with you, buddy. but you do realize we could be going anywhere, right? we could end up completely lost! (gulping) aviva, koki, you've got to find us. just look for this kind of fish! hey, what kind is it? we don't know yet but it looks like this. got it? just follow that fish. no! no, we didn't get it. whoa! no! they're out of range. yeah, somewhere in 17 quadrillion gallons of seawater. ocean currents take plankton all over the world, for thousands upon thousands of miles. they could end up anywhere. we'll never find them. but we've got to. yes, that greenish film. that's the plankton. we can't let it out of our sight. but what about donita? we can't let her out of our sight,
either. aviva: if we lose the plankton, we might lose the guys forever. kick it, jimmy. follow that plankton. gack! on it. are we there yet? where? uh, anywhere but in the middle of the ocean? nope. aviva: the plankton trail is shifting a little to the left, jz. righty-o. uh, i mean lefty-o. got it. there are thousands of different kinds of fish larvae in plankton. how am i ever going to figure out what kind of fish that little blimpy guy is? type in "blimpy guy"? hmm. martin: water, water! nothing but water. we've got to land somewhere. anywhere. (gasping) colors! beautiful
colors. dude, you're starting to see things. hold it together. oh, wait, i see it, too. it's-- it's beautiful! ♪ chris: (chuckling) we've arrived! the coral reef! ha-ha! it's the ultimate destination. the place where most of the baby fish will end up calling home. oh, yeah. the big city of sea life. home to more different kinds of creatures than any other ocean habitat. make way for another reef dweller. blimpy is ready to leave the plankton and start living on the reef. i'm ready, too. let's do it, blimpy. wait. how will the gang find us here? we showed them
what kind of fish to look for. if we stick with the fish, they'll find us. (gasping) jimmy, stop! huh? stop the boat. reverse engines! (lever clicking) ugh! oof. a coral reef! wow. we almost ended up a shipwreck. chris and martin will be getting off here. i just know it. i'm glad you do, because i never know what those brothers will do next. they won't want to be drifting at sea forever but they will stick with whatever type of fish we last saw them with. do you have an id on that little guy yet? not yet. the fish are all different sizes and shapes and every color imaginable: blue, green, orange, purple-- pink? yeah, pink too. no, pink! there. oh, that pink. donita donata pink. she must've been looking for the reef, too. jimmy, we're taking the amphipod. we're on a double mission:
find the kratt bros and find out once and for all what donita is doing here. (door whirring and clicking shut) good luck. both: thanks. martin: whoa, lots of hustle and bustle down here on the reef. is this the spot, blimpy? you want to live here? martin: blimpy likes it. okay, well we're sticking with you, so... ...how about we move into this one, chris? not bad. let's check out the inside. martin: can't see much but seems roomy. plenty of space. chris: you mean for three of us? who's that guy? oh, hi. heh-heh. uh, those are some big eyes. yeah. see, we didn't know this coral cave was taken, and so, we'll just-- we'll just be on our way. bye! whew! that
was close wasn't it, chris? chris? chris! brother! oof! chris: he's friendly. (chuckling) it's a grown-up version of blimpy. so, that confirms it. blimpy is a-- blowfish! of course. we should've seen the resemblance. blimpy this is, uh-- puffy. can i call you puffy? and puffy, this is blimpy. you're neighbors now. and even though you know it by instinct, puffy can show us all a few things about life on the reef blowfish style. what are you blowing into the sand for? whoa! go on, blimpy. give it a try. just squirt a stream of water into the sand and i guess we'll find something important. hey, guys. that's weird. (gasping)
oh, he found a crab! you better be glad he didn't find you, martin. look at those teeth. he crunches through crab exoskeletons, no problem. oh, that's because those teeth are fused together into powerful crab-crunchers. hmm? uh, nothing to crunch over here. ♪ dispatching telescoping camera. (telescopic mechanism whirring) aviva: let's see what they're up to. i think she's designing some sort of hat. nice hat. yes, dabio. it's a fashion trend that's all the rage in europe: tiny, cute hats. but these are boring compared to my designs.
this fish will make the perfect little hat. a fish hat? no! that's a new low for donita. what in the world kind of fish could she want for a hat? this we got to see. actually, more like a crown. a sea crown for me the fashion queen. see? oh, that's nice, donita. (chuckling) hey, little guy. oh, he's cute. mwah-mwah-mwah. (chuckling) arrr, but strong. ugh, will you just move for one second? mwah-mwah-mwah. enough already. get the hydro vacuum ready, dabio. hmm? we must keep searching for this fish. well, we know they're looking for a fish; we just don't know what it looks like. sounds familiar. i've been through 3,000 little baby fish and still don't know which kind the kratt brothers are with. woo-hoo! this is fun. yeah, it's even better
than a trampoline. chris: hey, where did puffy go? puffy? puffy? no way! a grouper. you didn't. puffy! puffy, it's you! you're all blown up like a giant spiky water balloon. nice defense. uh-oh. mayday! now we've got a problem. it's a great defense, and most fish know never to mess with a blowfish, but-- for those that don't, sometimes blowfish can get stuck inside a grouper's mouth, and then both fish could die. hang on, puffy. we'll get you out of there. okay, grouper, you might feel a prick. (both grunting) oh, if only puffy could deflate just a little bit. he's too scared. if
he deflates at all he thinks the grouper might swallow him. gah! whoa, these guys will eat anything! (screaming) it's not working, martin. i'm going in. going in? where? through the gills. no, you're not! i'll push, you pull. okay, just remember: one wrong move and you're lunch. (coughing) pretty stinky in here. whoa! grouper breath. ready, martin? ready. go! (grunting) chris: got to get you free. ugh! (both screaming) martin: we did it. amazing that he can blow up three times his size. and look now this grouper knows-- never mess with a blowfish. it's a fish-eat-fish world out here. yeah, and only the fish with good
protection survive. and guess what? we don't have any. i hope aviva and koki are tracking us down somehow because we just might not last. (spitting) (telescopic mechanism whirring) (screaming) gah! (grunting) (mechanism clicking) hmm. finally i'm getting a view. hey, you look familiar. hmm. (gasping) it's you! got it! aviva: i know the fish donita is after. i know the fish the guys are with! blowfish. they're with a blowfish. and donita wants to make a crown hat out of a-- a blowfish! check this. oh, no. we better find those fish and the slippery kratt bros before donita does. follow that little guy.
ta-da! ready, donita. oh, finally. let's go get my crown. (laughing) i want my crown! dabio: where are you, fishies? fishy, fishy. koki: maybe he'll take us to where he lives or something. he just might lead us straight to martin and chris. here grab the wheel. in the meantime, i'm going to figure out this blowfish defense power. it's unbelievable. they have stretchy expandable skin like a balloon so when they gulp water, the volume of their body-- that's the space that it takes up-- grows bigger. just like this balloon does when i put water into it. and with your help i'm going to make a blowfish power disc. koki: uh, aviva? you might want to-- (screaming) turn the water off first. hmm. thanks. yeah, that's some defense you have.
you ever heard of a porcupine? you'd like those guys. hey, chris blimpy's gone. i wonder where he went. uh-oh. you recognize that eye? yep. (chuckling) fishy! spiky, crown-y fishy. get it, dabio. (grunting) oh, goody. vacuum pump on. (cackling) chris: oh, puffy! it's too strong! koki: there they are! chris, martin, hang on! chris: we're hanging-- but not for much longer. guys, you look like you need a good defense. blowfish power disc mini edition coming at you. martin: hurry up with that defense! whoa! (mechanism whirring) whoa!
activate blowfish power! ♪ to the creature rescue! (laughing) (grunting) martin? yes! how was that? learned it from you. both: huh? uh, donita there's clog. fix it, dabio. i fix it! martin: oh, no, i can't hold on. i'm slipping. no! (thudding) (trying to speak) martin: you've got to be kidding me. ow, ow, ow! martin kratt? what? donita: there! my fish! pose beam.
oh, delightful. a crown hat fit for a fashion queen. doesn't it look sharp? martin: donita, let that fish go. (trying to speak) hey, i'm as uncomfortable as you are, dabio. but donita, there's a way out of this mess. just let puffy go. i'll deflate and get out of here and believe me everyone will be much happier. (trying to speak) oh, but it's so pretty. (trying to speak) oh, okay. promise? yes, yes, i promise. (water dribbling) blech! okay, now, that's a situation i never want to be in again. let's go, puffy. sorry. i had my fingers crossed. see? oh, come on! no fair. donita, you can't do that. i just did. i'm not giving up my crown.
(telescopic mechanism whirring) ooh, i knew she'd pull something like that. puffy is a fish. she can't wear him on her head. he needs water, fast. chris: well, let's get him some. i'm all set. send me in. ah. donita, you promised. so? so? so, you have to let him go. donita: do not 'cause i'm a human and you're a fish. like i said before nothing like a water balloon to cool things off on a hot caribbean day. blowfish blowout! dabio and donita: oh, no! no, no. (screaming) ugh. martin: puffy? oh, no, you're still stuck in donita's pose beam. (grunting) (electronic beeping) that's better. you're free, puffy. back to the water. yee-haw!
ew! i'm soaked. we're out of here, dabio. this place isn't fit for a fashion queen anyway. dabio: yeah, let's find a crown that doesn't hurt so much. that's a good idea. and leave the reef fish in the water living free and in the wild. woo-hoo! ♪ well, it's almost mission accomplished. yeah, we saved puffy from becoming a crown. and we found you guys in 17 quadrillion gallons of water. and we got to know one of the greatest defenders on the reef. yeah, just one problem left: we're still miniature. that current could have taken the miniaturizer anywhere. huh? more crabs, puffy? the miniaturizer! (gasping) don't
crush it! ha! sweet. thanks, puffy. (miniaturizer beeping) whew! we're back. all right! okay, now it's mission accomplished. (giggling) so, the blowfish has an incredible defense that helps him survive the busy life on the reef, where there could be a friend or foe in any direction. let's head back to the reef and see what our porcupine fish pal is up to now. ♪ martin: now, where was he? chris: this rock wall looks familiar. this little cave around here-- there he is. hey, buddy. blowfish-- and reef fish in general-- tend to have basic territories around the reef. uh-oh. and somebody else's territory is around here, too: the moray eel.
chris: he's on the prowl and heading straight towards the blowfish. our little porcupine fish better look out. those moray eels are tough predators. they'll eat just about any fish they can fit into those big jaws. martin: but these slow and steady fish are pretty confident about their defense. chris: who wouldn't be if you could blow up into a spiky water balloon? nobody wants to eat that whether you're a moray eel or this hungry grouper. martin: so, the little blowfish usually gets left alone to swim around the reef in peace. whoa, there are other puffer fish out here, too. chris: like this little banded puffer fish-- a green guy like me. martin: that little puffer fish is searching through the grass looking for any tasty crustaceans that he can find. chris: and what do blowfish teeth look like? big, flat, grinding front teeth--
perfect for crab-crunching. ho-ho! i could spend all day on the reef. if only we were fish we could. martin: hey, our goofy little porcupine fish pal is still down there. and we still have a little bit more air. let's go. we'll see you on the creature trail. keep on creature adventuring. announcer: go wild with "wild kratts"... two brothers who know a lot about creatures... chris: she's the best natural digging machine in the world! creature powers... martin: t-devils have the strongest jaws of any mammal. whoa! announcer: creature adventures... all right! check out this move! do you hear that? and personal hygiene. yuck! aah! [glub glub] bro, are you ok? announcer: watch "wild kratts" on pbs kids go! or anytime at pbskidsgo.org. pretty lizards.
announcer: and now a special sneak peek of "dinosaur train submarine adventure," coming next month to pbs kids. ♪ if you want to see things you've never seen ♪ ♪ come on along with me in my green submarine ♪ ♪ it's an adventure that we're on ♪ ♪ we've brought along a pair of troodons ♪ ♪ a t. rex and some pteranodons ♪ ♪ we're gonna find some archelons ♪ both: ♪ we'll see things we've never seen ♪ ♪ diving down in our green submarine ♪ ♪ down in a sea so green ♪ ♪ deeper than we've ever been ♪ ♪ we'll see things we've never seen ♪ ♪ diving down in our green submarine ♪ hey, look! i think i see them! could be. we're getting near where the big pond opens out to the sea. tiny and shiny: [squawk] it's the archelon babies! all: hello? mom? oh, actually we're not your mom. we are in fact the "dinosaur train" submarine.
hi, archelon babies. all: hello. we just came out to see if you were ok. so...how's it going? we're fine. just, you know swimming out deeper, looking for food. what do you usually eat? all: squid! yay! squid! whoo-hoo! come on! what do your keen t. rex eyes see, buddy? i think i see... a big squid! [gulp] hello. are you their mom? yeah, i probably am. the babies are back together with their mom. uh-huh. all: yay! whoo-hoo! now that you're all together do you travel deeper into the sea? yeah, well, no. we adult archelons swim out deeper looking for squid and other seafood. but we babies are going to stay in close, until we've grown bigger. what? yeah, no they're right, shiny and tiny. it's not a good idea to stay in a big group like this.
makes us easy pickings for predators. wait. after finally finding each other you're going to just swim away out to sea? and leave the babies here? hey, it's the natural way of sea turtles. they can make it on their own. they're fine with that. yeah. what the nice, big, archelon lady said is right. all: it's our mom! all right. i forgot. bye! be safe! announcer: "dinosaur train submarine adventure" premieres monday, february 18 on pbs kids. announcer: astronaut monkey... spy monkey...cowboy monkey... he's everybody's favorite monkey-- ha ha...i'a love 'tis monkee! announcer: it's "curious george" on pbs kids! when friends need help things need figuring out ahh! or...you just need to see a purple monkey, watch "curious george"! weekdays on pbs kids or watch your favorite monkey
anytime you want at pbskids.org. ♪ wild kratts! ♪ chris: we're here off the coast of north america in the great bahama bank of the caribbean sea. hey, it's us the kratt brothers. i'm chris. i'm martin. and we're in search of one of the smartest creatures in the ocean. so smart, they even have their very own special language of clicks, whistles, and body postures. do you know who we're talking about? dolphins! spotted dolphins! martin: it's a group of wild spotted dolphins. they're bow-riding, having a great time. let's get a closer look! all right. chris: wow, there must be about 30 in this group. hey! they're coming right up to us and swimming with us! they're so curious! these intelligent creatures are as curious about us
as we are of them. martin: two young ones, and they really want to play. just like human kids, young dolphins are really playful. (dolphins clicking) did you hear that? when we go under, listen for those clicks and whistles. that's the dolphins communicating, talking to each other. come on. (dolphins squeaking and clicking) it's a whole language of clicks and whistles mixed with different body postures that scientists are still trying to unravel and understand. chris: i wish we could understand what they were saying. are they talking to us? martin: trying to tell something? imagine if we had the power to talk to dolphins, to speak "dolphinese." then we could discover so much more about the secret lives of these intelligent sea creatures. what if?
♪ on adventure with the coolest creatures ♪ ♪ from the oceans to the trees ♪ ♪ the brothers kratt are going places you never get to see ♪ ♪ hanging with their creature friends ♪ ♪ get ready, it's the hour ♪ ♪ we're gonna save some animals today with ♪ ♪ creature power ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild, wild ♪ ♪ cheetah speed and lizard glide ♪ ♪ falcon flight and lion pride ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild kratts ♪ ♪ gonna go wild, wild wild kratts ♪ ♪ go wild, wild, wild kratts ♪ aviva: parar, jimmy. aqui, aqui es perfecto! huh? sorry, jz. sometimes i think in spanish. it's my second language. okay, are you guys ready for my surprise? are you kidding?
i love surprises! especially when it involves presents. does it involve presents? well, sort of. it's an invention i've been working on. it's not done yet and that's why we're here. but when we finish it, it'll be incredible! okay, i can't stand it! i like surprises and presents, but the best part is finding out what they are. spill it, aviva. jimmy z: what is it, aviva? what's this mission? okay, get ready to hablar un idioma de los animales! hablar un idi- what? she's speaking spanish again. idioma: language. yes! we're going to speak a creature language! talk to animals! who? how? with this, my first creature language invention! the dolphin decoder. dolphins! yes! i've been waiting forever for a dolphin adventure. you kidding me? here's my list of everything i've always wanted to say to a dolphin but didn't know how. well, this could be our chance.
but first, we have to figure out the language. the sounds and words of dolphinese. who's going to teach us those? they are. chris: hoohoo! bottlenose dolphins! (all cheering) you guys take the hydrophone part. i'll take the receiver to program the sounds. dolphin dive! ha ha! jimmy z: dispatching amphipod. good luck, team dolphin. make a splash! chris: wow! hello, dolphin pod. it looks like this one has about 14 dolphins, young and old. (dolphins squeaking and clicking) (martin chuckling) a couple 4-year-olds. i think they're talking about us, chris. yeah, i hope they're saying nice stuff. (dolphins squeaking and clicking) what are they saying? click, whistle, whistle, click click.
oh, that's not good. it's not? i have no idea! it's all dolphinese to me. okay, well let's try this thing out. listen up dolphin pals we've got something to say. i'll pick a whistle from the database and see if we can figure out what it means. how will we know? from their reaction. here goes. (clicking) (grunting softly) whoa! (laughing) whoa! whoa...! whoa...! (yelling) so, have you figured it out yet? no! not yet! well, that whistle definitely meant something. yeah, like, "let's take these guys on a crazy ride "till they can't see straight!" whoa!
stop! slow down! (yelling) (sighing) (dolphins squeaking and clicking) (sighing) (moaning) or they could be saying something a little simpler like, "let's play." they are one of the most playful creatures in the world. (groaning) okay, so we get it, we get it. now we know what that click-whistle means. yeah, the dolphin word for "let's play" is this one right here. (clicking) martin! uh oh! you said it again! whoa! whoa! help! while they're having fun, we've got to get to work on getting the sounds we know into a dolphin power suit. well, see the blowhole that the dolphin breathes from? right beside it are chords. they vibrate like a guitar string to make the special clicks and whistles. that makes sense. vibrating things make sounds. so if i incorporate those structures into the suit we
should be able to reproduce the special dolphin sounds. kratts: whoa, whoa! remember us?? how many special whistles and clicks do dolphins make again? chris: hundreds! martin: at least! thanks. whoa-- ah! oof! no problem. (groaning) okay, you two win. you're definitely the most playful creatures we've ever adventured with. yeah, even adult dolphins play. one of the only animals in the world that still plays when they're full grown. (dolphins whistling and clicking) whistle and click. ha! that's what i'll name you two. you're whistle and you're click. (dolphins whistling and clicking) wait a second. i've got to play that back. (whistle and click) (grunting) incredible! martin, they already
have names! that whistle click is his name. you're right. dolphins actually have names-- personal whistle clicks that are their very own dolphin names! and is this your name, click? (squeaking) (grunting) that's it all right! chris, we need dolphin names. i'll be... agah-agah-agah-gah! i don't think they can say that. must be your jersey accent. put a little more dolphinese into it. okay, how about this? (whistling) that's it. that's me martin, in dolphinese. and i'll be... (whistle-clicking) (imitating) yes. i can't believe it. we're talking to dolphins! aviva, koki, we just made friends with dolphins!
this is working better than i thought. keep going, guys. i'm uploading all the words and their meanings into the dolphi-speak database. don't forget our names. (whistling) and... (whistle-clicking) i've got them. i think you've found some buddies that can really help us here. yeah, dolphins make lifelong friendships with one another and whistle and click are definitely best friends. try another one of those mystery whistles in the database. okay, hang on. let's see. (squealing) (squealing) give me a second. i just have to pick one. hm. ♪
hmm... got it! how about we give this one a try? (squealing twice) (clicking) oh, what did we say this time? chris: whatever you said, they're interested. hey, i always have something important to say even when i don't know exactly what it is. (squealing) hey, wait for us! (squealing) (squealing) (clicking) hm, i'm picking up some clicking sounds from the pod-- but super high-pitched. they're echolocating!
hunting for fish! that whistle i said must have meant something like "fish over here!" or "let's eat!" (whistle-clicking) oh, click's looking for whistle. she's calling his name. must want to hunt with him. (laughing) cute! well, we should help them find fish, especially since i'm the one who said i was hungry. aviva: dolphin power suit coming up, guys. a couple of quick adjustments and you'll have the prototype dolphin power suit, complete with echolocation power. yes, looks like the echolocation works pretty much the same as the bat and sperm whale. they send out a super high-pitched click sound through this part of their head, the melon. the sound bounces off objects, like schools of fish or other prey, then bounces back, and the dolphin picks up the sound waves making a picture of what's up ahead or out of sight. great, so i modified the bat and sperm whale echolocation programming and that should do it. dolphin discs are ready guys with echolocation and click-whistle dolphi-speak
features. awesome! okay, click, ready for a couple more dolphins with suped-up dolphi-speak power? activate dolphin powers! ♪ oh, yeah! now, this is what i call swimming! (clicking) the suit's working. it's picking up the clicks just like the hydrophone. we still have to figure out what they mean, though. (clicking) chris: a school of mullet fish. i bet that whistle means "i found food. this way!" aviva: follow those dolphins! (clicking) hey, are you getting any of this?
no, but it seems like they're making a plan for the hunt. problem is, they're doing it in dolphinese. well, how hard can it be? let's just follow their lead. huh? (squealing) what's wrong, click? (whistle-clicking) huh? what? whistle? you're saying whistle. what about him? (squealing) that must be some kind of distress call. i think she's worried about whistle. (squealing) uh-oh, i'll check it out. okay, we'll stay here and decode this hunting stuff. okay guys, let's do this. catching fish, dolphin-style! (dolphins click-whistling) got it. that click whistle must mean something like "circle the fish!" no problem. i'm with you, guys! oof! sorry, wrong way. this way, right? (whistle-clicking)
ha! i got this now. we're herding the fish into a tight ball-- a bait ball! this is genius. talk about a smart creature, and by communicating you can cooperate and work together. (clicking rapidly) oh, up. got it! that whistle means move them up. you're pushing them right to the surface, aren't you? so they'll have nowhere to escape to. ha! brilliant! oh, now the feast begins! dinner time for dolphins! no wonder they're one of the smartest creatures on earth: a language smart hunting strategy and one of the largest brains for their size. (squealing in distance) i hear it too. come on, let's check it out. (squealing) (whistle-clicking) (squealing) there he is! whistle, we found you! (squealing) come on,
click. let's go, let's get him! (clicking) what's wrong? okay fine, i'll get him. (squealing) oh, that's what that little click-whistle meant. couldn't you have just said... shark! ♪ whoa! i've never swum so fast! so maneuverable! i'm like a torpedo! guess i was too much for him. ah-- (gasping) ah-- whoa! (gasping) uh-oh. just kidding. nice sharky. whoa!
(clicking) hey! a sea sponge? what are you up to now? buddy, you're acting strange. why are you stuffing a sponge into the sand? a dolphin who likes to clean up? that's a first. weird, it's almost like she's poking around for something. looking for something. (beeping) hm... echolocation engaged! who can find it first-- whatever it is. nothing but sand underneath more sand. you sure there's something around here? (echolocating) amazing! that sponge she uses is to protect her nose when she shovels in the rough sand. hey! i was just about
to find that fish. (squealing) koki: communication alert! we're having trouble getting a read on martin's location. i had a signal but it's disappeared. disappeared? how is that possible? i don't know, but last i picked it up, it was to the east. let's head in that direction see if we can find him. yeah, we'll spread out; i'll head out this way with an echolocation search. he's still out there, whistle. i know, sharks and orcas. they're your only natural predator especially for baby dolphins. i'm still not able to transmit from inside this wreck. maybe if i can just get out in the open a little bit... whew... or maybe not. oh, so much
for my creaturepod. (squeaking and clicking) oh, good idea, whistle! maybe dolphin communication will help us get out of here. let's just hope someone hears it, and soon. we're picking up a sound. it's a dolphin call. amplifying sound. that could be a distress call-- a dolphin in trouble saying, "help!" (whistle-clicking) that's whistle's name. it's whistle calling for help! and it's coming from down there. aviva: from that shipwreck? aviva! koki! over here! we see you! we're coming in to get you! oh, nice work, whistle. look out! ah! shark! no kidding! we gotta get out of here! quick! martin, we can't get past him! he'll crush our little amphipod.
oh, great! this shark's never gonna let us get out of here. (beeping) uh-oh, i'm running out of air. and so are you. it's been about 20 minutes, and that's about as long as you can stay down without coming to the surface to breathe through your blowhole! if we don't get to the surface soon, we're in big trouble. hm, nothing in this direction. aviva: chris, we found them but we need help. they're trapped by a huge great white and running out of air! uh-oh. i bet the pod knows how to deal with sharks. if only i could tell them what's going on. you can. talk to them! you know dolphinese. yeah, but not that well. i mean, the whistles, the clicks-- it's confusing stuff. you've got to try. head west. hurry! okay pod, listen up. we've got to talk. all right, let's see. which whistle click? uh, here we go. (clearing throat) (whistling)
oh no, i think i just told them eating is dangerous. wait, wait, wait! wait, wait. uh, i mean-- i mean this: (whistle-clicking) ha, they understand! i'm talking to dolphins. that counts as a full sentence, too. come on, i'll show you. (squealing) click! you know where they are? (clicking) okay, lead the way. we'll follow you, before it's too late. okay, whistle, we just can't wait any longer. we're going to have to try to sneak up there. (clicking) aviva: what?! is he crazy?! we've got to do something. uh, distract the shark!
yoo-hoo! shark! koki: giant amphipod over here! i can't believe we're doing this. there goes the engine. we've lost power! aviva: oh no! (gasping) uh-oh! to the creature rescue! use the shark defense! (thumping) (thumping) hoo! yes! that's dolphin power to the creature rescue! what a defense. just in time, bro. how'd you round up the whole pod? hey, when i talk dolphins listen. check it out! some of the dolphins circle and protect the young ones from predators. while the other ones counterattack. when you have sharks and orcas as your predators, no wonder the dolphins have a tough defense. (clicking) see ya. we need air.
(gasping) we did it! we did it! (crunching sound) uh-oh. koki: now we did it! we're going down! guys! help! no problem, we know dolphinese. okay guys: (whistle-clicking) let's eat! how can he be telling the dolphins to eat at a time like this? koki: ooh, when i get my hands on them... (clicking rapidly) good work, gang. going up! amazing! the dolphins' feeding behavior is saving us. i had no idea speaking dolphinese would get me out of a jam like this today. (cheering) what an adventure! mission accomplished! we learned dolphinese from the masters. and even used it to talk to the pod on a rescue mission. and made some great new dolphin friends, click and whistle. (dolphins squeaking and clicking) we helped them and
they helped us. by the way, how do you say "thanks" in dolphinese? that one, right there. oh, okay. here goes. (clicking "let's play") whoa! whoa! what'd i say? "let's play." you said, "let's play!" chris: gotcha! koki: ooh, i'm going to get you, chris! enjoy the ride! with one of the most playful intelligent, and just all around amazing curious creatures on the planet! wahoo! double spin! (laughing) so dolphins have a complex communication system a type of language that scientists are still trying to understand. and we're here with our friend kel from the dolphin communication project, who's trying to make sense of the dolphins' clicks, whistles, and body postures. all set, kel? hydrophones
are set. they'll record everything the dolphins say. all right, let's go! (clicking) chris: up there! one dolphin touching the other with his fin! that's fin rubbing, a sign of affection between two dolphins. those guys must be pals. martin: kel and her team have put together a picture database of the dolphins, and can tell who's who by their different spot patterns and scars. that, plus the hydrophone recordings are used to understand what the dolphin sounds mean. scientists have identified about 200 different sounds so far-- sounds that mean things like "danger," or "come on, this way," or, of course, there's always, "let's play!" (clicking) chris: it's fascinating that some scientists now believe that dolphins have their own signature whistles and clicks, or names. i'm going to go try and introduce myself.
i'll go with ee-whoo-ee-whoo. ee-whoo-ee-whoo. (dolphins whistle-clicking) nice to meet you. martin: did you notice how the dolphins are making sounds but their mouths are closed? that's because dolphins don't talk with their mouths like we do. they make their sounds out of their blowholes. chris: dolphins have amazing creature powers! speedy underwater, they can jump out. they can talk underwater. dolphins are one of the most awesome animals in the ocean. wow, that was incredible. two curious creatures, humans and dolphins, swimming together, and trying to understand each other. and the more people study their communication, the closer we get to really understanding these cool creatures, right, kel? that's right, and we'll look at this video and the acoustic as soon as we get back to the lab. all right! see you later, dolphins! martin: keep on creature adventuring! (clicking) over there. let's go!
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hi. it's me--coach hooper-- and i've got my special whistle, which means it's time to get up and exercise! [car horn] wow! it's also time to get a new whistle. ok, now, let's get moving because today, we're going to exercise like astronauts. ♪ blast into space ♪ ♪ jump up and blast ♪ ♪ towards the moon ♪ ♪ see you soon ♪ ♪ now float in space ♪ ♪ you're weightless ♪ ♪ hey, there's venus ♪ ♪ there's mars ♪ ♪ woo hoo! ♪ ♪ float on ♪ ♪ and bounce on the moon ♪ ♪ there's lots of room, so bounce ♪ ♪ up and down ♪ ♪ you've got it, just bounce ♪ awesome job! and if you want to try out more exercises with me just visit pbskids.org anytime you want.
see you soon! (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: for more than 90 years stride rite's been there. helping you choose the right shoes. stride rite is a proud sponsor of curious george. [ female announcer ] we believe a little bit of curiosity can fuel a lifetime of learning. abcmouse.com early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. funding for curious george is provided by contributions to your pbs station... ooh. ...and from: ♪ you never do know what's around the bend ♪ ♪ big adventure or a brand-new friend ♪ ♪ when you're curious like curious george ♪
♪ swing! ♪ ♪ well, every day ♪ ♪ every day ♪ ♪ is so glorious ♪ ♪ glorious ♪ george! ♪ and everything ♪ ♪ everything ♪ ♪ is so wondrous ♪ ♪ wondrous ♪ ♪ there's more to explore when you open the door ♪ ♪ and meet friends like this, you just can't miss ♪ ♪ i know you're curious ♪ ♪ curious ♪ ♪ and that's marvelous ♪ ♪ marvelous ♪ ♪ and that's your reward ♪ ♪ you'll never be bored ♪ ♪ if you ask yourself "what is this?" ♪ ♪ like curious... ♪ ♪ like curious... curious george. ♪ oh... captioning sponsored by nbc/universal (george laughs) narrator: there was only one day that george liked as much as his birthday: sauce day. ah! magnifico! sauce day was the first monday of fall
when the chef created a brand-new pisghetti sauce. see, i call this a "molto jolto." (chuckles) ah, because it, uh has a nice kick to it. (inhales deeply) (sneezes) salute george. i must find netti. but you go ahead and eat. oh, and if it needs a little more salt just throw it in. george took a big whiff of molto jolto. it smelled like... nothing. (groans) it didn't taste like anything, either. maybe the sauce needed a little salt, like the chef said. (hums happily) (chatters "no") it needed a whole load of salt. but finally the sauce was perfect. behold mi amore! my best creation so far.
happy sauce day! (chuckles) ugh! what's in here? huh? a little anchovy a little lemon... (slurps, gags) (gasps) molto revolto! what's happened? (chattering) (sneezes) (continues sneezing) (groans) i think you have a cold, giorgio. (honking) no wonder you could not taste the perfection of my sauce. i'll take you home. you should be in bed. (moans) (gnocchi mews) (george groans) fever, stuffy nose clammy paws... you're definitely fighting a germ, george. huh? a germ is-- uh, hold on.
i think there's a picture in this book. here you go. see that blob? (chatters "yeah") that's a germ. oh. some germs are good for you, but bad germs can make you sick. (chatters curiously) well, that's your body: your nose, mouth, stomach. (chatters "what's that?") those are your lungs. oh! when you sneeze... (sneezes) ...or cough, that's your lungs squeezing together and trying to force out the bad germs. oh! (chuckles) enough biology. time for you to rest. (snuffling) george didn't want to rest. he wanted to get rid of his bad germ. if only he knew how. (moans) (whimpering)
(snoring) george saw a face. a face he had seen before. (laughing) in the mirror. (snoring) it was him. (chatters happily) (wind blowing, george laughing) ooh! ahh! george's mouth was amazing. it was like a giant cave. (meows curiously) (shout echoes into distance) a cave with an echo. a squishy floor, which was actually his tongue. huh? (meows) and best of all, a spaceship. ooh! ah! george could find that bad germ and get rid of it. (jabbering happily) just as soon as he figured out
how to work that spaceship. (meows) (spaceship whirs) aha! (george hooting) (george screams, gnocchi mews) ah! (mews) george was amazed. he didn't know gnocchi could drive. (mews) (chatters curiously, levers clank) meow? meow? george knew they were somewhere above his mouth, but where? meow? (purring) fortunately, gnocchi had discovered a helpful sign. they were in george's nose. aha! (electric guitar echoing from distance) (chatters "what's that?") and they weren't alone. you better look out, 'cause tootz is in town. ♪ i'm in your nose ♪ ♪ achoo, he's in your nose ♪
♪ i'm in your nose ♪ ♪ oh, yeah, he's in your nose ♪ ♪ i'll make you sniff and i'll make you sneeze ♪ ♪ you won't be smelling that smelly cheese ♪ ♪ down to your belly ♪ ♪ down, down! ♪ ♪ i'll mosey on down to your belly ♪ ♪ look out, he's in your belly ♪ ♪ so don't eat a thing, that's my suggestion ♪ ♪ 'cause i'll be giving you indigestion ♪ (tootz laughs) sing it, germettes! ♪ go, tootz, go ♪ oh, i like the sound of that. do it again! ♪ go, tootz, go ♪ (laughing heartily) i love this place! whoo! ♪ bad-dap, bop-dah-bop, wow! ♪ ♪ gonna head to your lungs ♪ ♪ hey, tootz, where you going? ♪ ♪ to the lungs ♪ ♪ oh, yeah, he's in your lungs ♪ ♪ well, i'll be making you wheeze and cough ♪ ♪ you better take the whole week off ♪ ♪ and if you're wondering who to blame ♪ ♪ don't forget tootz's the name ♪ ♪ 'cause we'll be making you sweat and squirm ♪ ♪ 'cause that's our job ♪ ♪ 'cause we're germs ♪ yeah! whoo! ha-ha-ha! ♪ 'cause we're germs. ♪
(chattering angrily) that was the germ that was making george sick. (chatters loudly) well, hey! you're a strange-looking germ. tootz is my name. these here singers are the germettes. (chatters "hi") george explained that he was the owner of this body and tootz and the germettes would have to go. go? why should we go? we like it here. (sniffling, jabbering) (coughing) i'm making you feel sick? oh, well, in that case i'll be on my way. i'll-i'll just uh, get my stuff. (laughs): ah-ha! ha-ha! fooled you! i'm never leaving! (gasps) hey! (chatters "no") but you are. whoa. tootz: gotta run! (tootz chuckling) (wind blowing) (george and gnocchi screaming)
(moaning, sniffling) (george screams) george knew he wouldn't feel better until he got rid of tootz. but where did he go? (beeping) (chatters "over here!") the lungs? (mews) george and gnocchi agreed to try his lungs first. (excited chattering, hooting) it looked kind of wet. was this the lungs? or was it the stomach? maybe they made a wrong turn somewhere. tootz: ♪ mosey on down to your belly ♪ ♪ look out, he's in your belly ♪ hey! ♪ so don't eat a thing that's my suggestion... ♪ (gasps) gotta run. (tootz laughing) (chatters "oh, no!")
(tootz laughing) george: oh...! aha! now this looked more like a lung. when the walls moved out air came in. when the walls moved in, air rushed out. george was watching himself breathe. ♪ oh, baby ♪ huh? ♪ i'm in your lungs ♪ ♪ ooh, yeah, he's in your lungs ♪ ♪ ooh, yeah in your lungs ♪ ♪ that tootz he's in your lungs... ♪ this was george's chance. so where should we go next? uh, the throat? hey! maybe the ears. george: aha. tootz: hey, what are you doing? (george hooting) hey, hey... (george laughs, hoots) (tootz screaming) no! i don't want to go! (yelling)
george couldn't believe how hard it was to get rid of one measly germ. hmm. (george yelling, hooting) hah! (jabbering excitedly) (meows) hey, hey, hey, what are you doing? let me go! george didn't have a feather but he did have 20 fingers. no! hey, cut it out! this whole place could blow! (sniffling) (rumbling) (mews) (yelling) (laughing) george and gnocchi had done it. tootz was gone. (hooting happily) (yawns) (door opens) you're awake.
how do you feel? (sniffs) george felt great. he could even smell again. (congested): you seem much better. (coughs) i wish i could say the same. ah... ah... (sneezes) (chatters "bless you") thank you, george. (distant): ♪ you better look out 'cause tootz is in town... ♪ that song was very familiar. where was it coming from? ♪ i'm in your nose ♪ ♪ oh yeah, he's in your nose ♪ ♪ i'll make you sniffle and i'll make you sneeze ♪ ♪ you won't be smelling that smelly cheese ♪ ♪ down to your belly ♪ ♪ down, down, down ♪ ♪ mosey on down to your belly ♪ ♪ look out, he's in your belly ♪ ♪ so don't eat a thing, that's my suggestion ♪ ♪ 'cause i'll be giving you indigestion. ♪ (guffawing) sing it, germe boy: george is a monkey and sometimes he does things that you can't do. girl: he dreamed he was inside his own body. boy: today we are visiting dr. taylor a radiologist at children's hospital boston. girl: he's a doctor that helps other doctors
look inside the body. can you see the lungs here? all: yeah. yeah. boy: we looked at x-rays. x-ray uses invisible light to make pictures. now we're going to use mri to see the heart beating. it pumps in blood. taylor: that's right. boy: they can't see it from the outside because the skin is covering it up. it's not see-through. this is an ultrasound machine. boy: ultrasound uses sound waves to make pictures. taylor: that's your heart. look at that! boy: whoa! cool! isn't that cool? cool! girl: if people are sick, you need to find out why they're sick. so you need to look inside the body and see what's really happening. narrator: lake wannasink lake is a very popular place in the summer. ah! (hooting) wait for me. and on a really hot day, george's little legs couldn't get him to the end of the dock fast enough.
whoa-ho, there. ya-hoo! we have a saying on the dock son: "look before you leap." huh? hey, what happened to all the water? well, the dry spell's lowered the lake quite a bit, don't you know. not a good time to dive off the dock. but a great time to waterproof it. (whistles) that sounds like a big job. do you want a hand? well, if you're offering i'm sure not saying no. (laughing) (george hooting) huh... if the water was gone... (chattering) ...where were the fish? uh, i don't know where they are. (excited chattering) oh, yeah. mr. yellow pants we have to go find the fish. (grunting) okeydoke. be a good little monkey-- and girl.
uh-huh. (george laughing) ah! (jabbering happily) we found them. hiya, fish. huh? what's he doing here? look at that, george. he's so lonely. we have to save him. oh, you're right. we should move him to the big lake, so he can be with his family. (chatters "yeah!") (horn honking) honey, sally just cracked a tooth and i have to take her to the vet. you want to come? sorry, i'm in the middle of rescuing a fish. (pig squealing) ah, well, i don't think sally can wait. all right.
well, i'll come back as soon as i can. bye. (chatters "bye!") aw...! for some reason, the lonely little fish didn't want to be rescued by a monkey. (whimpers) smooth strokes you see. nice and thick, so's the water can't get in. looks simple enough. good. fill your bucket and you can start over there. where's... where's my bucket? you forgot where you put it already? i, um... hmm, that's odd. (chatters encouragement)
huh? (hooting, chattering) (yells) this fish wanted nothing to do with monkeys or buckets. (coughs) if only there wasn't so much dirt the fish could swim to the big lake all by himself. huh... aha! (excited chattering, hooting) (grunting) all done. excellent. hand me the shovel and i'll dig out this 'n'. oh, boy. oh, don't tell me you lost the shovel... it couldn't have walked away. well, that's for sure.
oh, it wouldn't be long now. as soon as the path was finished the fish could swim back home. (satisfied grunt) (gasps) ooh! aah! (chattering frantically) (george hooting) whew! he did it. no more fish could get swept through... ooh! ...if george was willing to sit there for the rest of his life. (chattering "uh-uh!") george needed something to stop that water, fast. still got your bucket? yep. brush, too? right here. good for you.
(chatters, yells) (grunts) yay! (chatters curiously) (chatters "one, two, three...") (chatters "four, five six!") hey, george, whatcha doing? looks to me like you're digging a canal. (chatters "what's that?") a canal connects two bodies of water. oh. the water level is higher on this side so you're gonna want a lock. huh? a lock keeps all the water from flowing from one side to the other. here's how it works: see, a lock has watertight gates on each end. this is the big lake and this is the small pond. you pull up the gate on one end and the water in the middle goes to that level. oh. at least one gate is always closed so the water in the middle stays where you want it. (chatters) huh? just follow the diagram.
i'd stay and help, but i've got a bunny emergency. when they run out of lettuce it's not pretty. see ya! (chatters sadly) all george wanted to do was move one little fish. well, now six. george looked at bill's diagram. now, bill said gates were the key to moving something from one water level to another. without gates, the water comes in too fast. one gate blocked the water but it also blocked the fish. but with a second gate behind the fish, the water stayed still and the fish swam home. (gasps) aha! both: ♪ swab the deck and lay it on thick ♪ ♪ way-o, me hearties, way-o ♪ ♪ tonight you'll get a cinnamon stick ♪ ♪ way-o, me hearties, way-o. ♪ now george just had to get the fish into his canal.
(chattering excitedly) no matter how exciting he made it look, the fish wouldn't go. if only he had some sort of fish treat to lure them in. hmm... hmm-hmm-hmm... ♪ it's been a year since we took to the sea ♪ ♪ way-o, me hearties, way-o... ♪ maybe fish liked cheese sandwiches as much as little monkeys. (chuckling) aha! hey! aha! aha! well, job well done, i must say. let's get in the canoe and see how it looks from the lake. great. oh! well, you, uh, already ate your lunch, huh?
no, i-i... when did i eat my lunch? heave... ...ho! say, did you take the paddles? huh... i always leave 'em on the seat. i... i don't know. listen, something very peculiar is going on around here. you're telling me. believe me i am normally a very organized and unforgetful man. (george hoots and laughs) oh, i should've known. looks like i'm the forgetful one. i forgot how much mischief a monkey can make. (man laughs) (both grunting) (george chattering gleefully)
well, what have we here? it looks like a fish canal. uh-huh. you are some smart monkey. (laughs) (horn beeps) i'm back! and we saved sally's tooth! did you save the fish? uh-huh. george had saved five fish. wow, that's great, george. wait. the lonely fish is still there. (chatters) (chatters "over here!") you know, i think we should just chase him. (grunts)
hey! (both laughing) aha! (grunts) (chatters "all right!") we did it! the fish found his family. nice job, everyone. well, we've accomplished quite a bit today: a fish rescue and a dock repair. only one thing left to do... go swimming! last one in is a rotten fish egg! (all laughing) girl: george is a monkey. he learned how to control the flow of water to save the fish. curious george tried to build locks. we made canals. it's a pathway for water that you can make.
we made a plan of our canals first. girl: i think that it looks pretty good. turn on the water. boy: we try to control where the water goes. girl: we're using ping-pong balls as our boats. instead of going across, it went over here. i think she should take the brick and place it right there. yes, it did it! it's making it. this is my ping-pong ball, and i'm trying to get it to go this way at the split. at the split, my ping-pong ball went the right way. if your hands get dirty, you know that you're having fun. let's imagine we're wearing space suits. whoa! oh, cool! girl: it's a lot of fun to imagine things with elmo, being anything you want to be and going anywhere you want to go. shape ahoy! add a bunch of math... subtraction! and some silly song and dance... elmo: ♪ "elmo the musical" ♪
girl: you get... ♪ "elmo the musical" ♪ "elmo the musical"! this is elmo's story. anything can happen. announcer: weekdays on an all-new season of "sesame street," and watch anytime at pbskids.org. announcer: pbs kids has your ticket for the "dinosaur train." we wanna go! announcer: join buddy on adventures from every dino era! let's do this! announcer: climb aboard "dinosaur train," weekdays on pbs kids or anytime you want at pbskids.org. (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: [ female announcer ] at abcmouse.com we believe that learning and curiosity go hand in hand. abcmouse.com early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. for more than 90 years stride rite's been there. helping you choose the right shoes. stride rite is a proud sponsor of curious george.
funding for curious george is provided by contributions to your pbs station... ooh. ...and from: curious george loves math and numbers. let's learn about the number two. another way to say two of something is to say, "a pair." for example the man with the yellow hat has two eyes, or a pair of eyes. he also has a pair of hands. can you find something else that's in a pair? shoes! right! he's wearing a pair of shoes. you can play more games like this at pbskids.org. up next, let's watch "the cat in the hat knows a lot about that." rosa: hi. i'm miss rosa from pbs kids with martha ... martha: from martha speaks. rosa: it's easy to help your kids learn anytime, anywhere. right martha? martha: right. like at the doctor's office.
mom: what rhymes with toy? kid: boy. martha: or when you're walking the dog. mom: what letter does that sign start with? girl: s! rosa: visit pbskids.org/read for more tips and free games like these that make it fun for your child to learn to read. martha: so remember... martha and rosa: anytime is learning time.
♪ whoo-hoo ♪ [beatboxing] ♪ are you ready for adventure? ♪ ♪ that's a good thing ♪ ♪ don't you know it's yours for the looking? ♪ ♪ do you like to ask why ♪ ♪ and give new things a try? ♪ all right repeat after me. ♪ all the way up to the stars ♪ ♪ all the way up to the stars ♪ ♪ we are explorers yes, we are ♪ ♪ we are explorers yes, we are ♪ great! ♪ are you ready for the journey? ♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ ♪ do you like learning? ♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ ♪ is it right around the corner? ♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ ♪ are you an explorer? ♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ here we go! ♪ all the way up to the stars ♪ ♪ all the way up to the stars ♪ ♪ we are explorers, yes, we are ♪ ♪ we are explorers, yes, we are ♪
♪ whoo-hoo ♪ funding for this adventure is brought to you in part by: viewers like you, and you, and you, and you... ha, ha! thanks so much you're very kind. ♪ ♪ hey ♪ both: what? ♪ come over here ♪ ♪ the cat in the hat is about to appear ♪ ♪ he's whizzing over to whisk you away ♪ ♪ on a fabulous journey today ♪ he's coming! ♪ and now he's arrived in the thingamajigger ♪ ♪ the thing that he drives ♪ ♪ he's a cat and he's oodles of fun ♪ ♪ with his hairy helpers, thing 2 and thing 1 ♪ yoo-hoo! ♪ whoa! woo-hoo! ♪ can't stop the cat in the hat ♪
♪ all of our adventures start like that ♪ ♪ wherever you're going wherever you're at ♪ ♪ the cat in the hat knows a lot about ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about, he knows a lot about ♪ ♪ he knows a lot about that ♪ (children laughing) ♪ here comes nick, the mighty elephant. (grunting) i'm so big and strong, nothing can stop me! roar! i'm sally the lion! lions are tougher than elephants, because lions are brave and fast. roar! whoa! i've come to save you! it's the cat! the cat in the hat! save us from what, cat? from the ferocious lion. i just heard it roar. (giggling) that was me. i was pretending to be a lion. we're trying to be the toughest animal ever. the toughest animal ever?
well, say no more! you're lookin' at him. (laughing) okay, i'm not that tough, but i have a friend who is so tough, he can survive almost anything. both: who? wally the waterbear. would you like to meet him? both: yes! your mother will not mind at all if you do. mom! can we go with the cat to meet wally the waterbear? mom: a waterbear? sure, honey. take a towel. thanks, mom! both: we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! waterbears are all around us. you can almost touch them. really? i don't see any waterbears. the problem is: we're way too tall to see my friend who's smaller than small. press the shrinkamadoodle's super-small button.
time to meet wally in the mini-moss meadow. is that far away? as far away as that gigantic tree. nick: but that's the treehouse tree. cat: so it is. buckle up! flick the jiggermawhizzer! (trumpets sounding) isn't this fun? all: ya-hoo! ♪ here we go, go, go go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ the thingamajigger is up and away ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ we're flying with the cat in the hat today ♪ ♪ we're off to meet wally one tough waterbear ♪ ♪ he's small and he's slow and can live anywhere ♪ ♪ here we go, go, go, go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go, go ♪
(horn honking) we're here! the mini-moss meadow! it looks like a jungle when you're so teeny-tiny. ah! (slurping) nothing like a sippy dew drop to get me going. well, if it isn't my friend, wally the waterbear. is that you, cat? allow me to introduce you to my friends, nick and sally. all: hi, wally! hello. whoa, i've never seen a bear with eight paws before. wally's not really a bear, you know. he's a tardigrade. a... tardigrade? that's right, a tardigrade, which means he walks super slow. slow is the way to go for a tough guy like me. but you're super small too. that i am, but i can live in the toughest places ever and to
prove it, let's play the tough-enough game. just pick a place, and we'll see if i'm tough enough to live there, okay? oh! oh! i've got one! can you live in a place that's super cold? like freeze-your-knees snowland? well, is it super cold there? super-duper cold. then i super-duper can do! to the thingamajigger! let's go! i'm freezing! luckily, we have our coats. but what about wally? ha! not for a... a toughie like... me... uh-oh. i think the cold is making wally go even slower. anyone for a snowy snooze? a tardigrade slows down, you see?
so his body won't waste energy. he curls into a tight ball called a tun and stays that way until he's warmed by the sun. m-m-maybe that'll work for us. (shivering) i'd rather sleep in a warm bed. me too! you win, wally. wally? uh-oh, we can't wake him up! some nice warm sunlight should do the trick. make way for the rise-and-shiner! nick: cool! time to go already? i was just getting comfy. you win this one, wally. but are you tough enough for the gritchity gratch desert? that's the hottest place ever. the hotter, the better! to gritchity gratch desert!
♪ a tardigrade is tiny ♪ ♪ he's tiny and he's tough ♪ ♪ yes, even in the cold the freezing cold ♪ ♪ he is tough enough ♪ (laughing) phew! how hot is this place? (sizzling) yow! it's sweltering sweat socks hot! but i have just the thing to keep us cool. ahh... that's better. come feel the breeze, wally. no, thanks. all a tough guy like me needs... is a sandy snooze. but isn't it too hot to sleep? when it's hot, a tardigrade slows to a stop, and curls into a tun till the next water drop. let's try it. uh, i'm just getting hotter.
me too. you win again, wally. wally? can't wake a waterbear out of his nap? we'll just add water and watch him unwrap. (wally giggling) thanks, cat! but you know, i could've slept a whole lot longer. in this heat? now that's tough. agreed, but are you tough enough in space? space? where's that? out there, with the moon and the stars. then space is the place for me! what are we waiting for? pull the space-a-ma-racer! both: wow! nick: this is so cool! get ready for boomablasters in... 10, 9, 8, 7, 6-- we're going to blast off like real astronauts! i can't wait! neither
can i! 5-4-3-2-1! all: blastoff! ♪ a tardigrade is tiny ♪ ♪ he's tiny and he's tough ♪ ♪ even in the heat, the hot, hot heat ♪ ♪ he is tough enough ♪ (giggling) wally: wow! this place is amazing! it doesn't look so tough. it is when there's no air to breathe. that's why we need to wear these special suits, so we can breathe and stay warm out here. no, thank you! i'll tough it out. whee! i love floating in space! it's like swimming without water! so what do you think about space, wally? tough enough for you? wally? over here! look at this comfy space rock i found! perfect for,
um... (snoring) in space, a tardigrade slows to a stop, and curls into a tun till the next water drop. sally: um, is it me, or is his rock moving away from us? quick! after that space rock! wally! wally! got a waterbear in big space trouble? call thing 1 and thing 2. they'll come on the double. (sputtery whistling) both: hello! yee-haw! whoa! (gibberish) a-ha! yee-yaw! (straining) hooray for the things! ta-da! bye-bye! let's wake up wally before he floats away again. hm? what? oh! did i miss anything?
(laughing) ♪ a tardigrade is tiny ♪ ♪ he's tiny and he's tough ♪ ♪ even in space in outer space ♪ ♪ he is tough enough ♪ (laughing) wally, since you passed all our tough-enough games we name you... both: the #1 tough guy of all! me? the #1 tough guy? oh! cat: the tardigrade is one tough waterbear. he can survive without very much air. in the freezing cold, or the heat of the sun, he'll curl up for a nap in a tight little tun. wouldn't you agree, wally? (snoring) both: shh! sally: i bet wally's glad to be back in his mossy home. i'm glad we've
got a tough friend right here in my backyard. ha! i still say i'm the toughest one here. roar! (screaming) (giggling) my, you're clever! (laughing) hi, kids! i have a very hard question for you, today. some cats like to purr. do you know what other animal can also purr? is it a whale? or is it a snake? or is it an elephant? so, which of these animals can purr like a kitty-cat? did you say the elephant? that's right! elephants purr when they say hello to each other. next time i'll stump you for sure. both: time to take a picture with our snaparama cameras. i'll take the picture. and i'll guess what it is. nick: it looks like a jump rope. a jump
rope with stripes and scales. oh, it's a bunch of snakes, and they're all lying together! sally: that's right, nick! garter snakes huddle together to keep warm. but next time, i get to take the picture. (laughing) ♪ (sighing) i wish it would stop raining sally. you're right, nick. it's just too wet to play outside. both: aww... (bouncing) my, i'm wet from my hat to my toes. it's the cat! the cat in the hat! thank goodness i found you! i need your help. what's wrong? it's ting tang tony. you have to help me get him back to his family. sure we can help! we'd better find him fast before he gets too wet in this rain.
cat: where we're going is a whole lot wetter. really? nowhere's wetter than this. it is. under the sea in scuba marine. ting tang tony is a fish. will you help me? of course we will! your mother will not mind at all if you do. come on, mom. over. mom hearing you loud and clear, sally. over. can we go to scuba marine, to help cat find ting tang tony? over! to scuba marine to find ting tang tony? sure! have fun. over. thanks, mom. over. both: we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! help-a-friend team at the ready? yes! help-a-friend team ready. what are we waiting for? ting tang tony, here we come! then buckle up!
flick the jiggermawhizzer! (trumpets sounding) isn't this fun? all: ya-hoo! ♪ here we go, go, go go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ the thingamajigger is up and away ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ we're flying with the cat in the hat today ♪ ♪ in scuba marine we'll help a lost fish ♪ ♪ to find his way home is his greatest wish ♪ ♪ here we go, go, go, go ♪ ♪ on an adventure ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go, go ♪ if we're gonna help ting tang tony we need the shrinkamadoodle and the subberyblubber. awesome! it is an emergency, after all. press the shrinkamadoodle, sally. (giggling)
and now the subberyblubber nick. (giggling) dive! dive! dive! awooga! ya-hoo! yippee! follow me. i left ting ng tony waiting for us right over there. or was it over there? hey, look! i see a blue fish waving at us. nick: is that ting tang tony? it sure is. hi, cat. oh, i see you brought some friends. yes! this is nick and sally. hi, nick and sally. hi, ting tang tony. we're here to help. they're great helpers, and great at finding their way around. how did you lose your family? well, we lost our way, didn't we, cat? i was showing him our beautiful coral reef here-- what's coral? what's coral? oh, it's that hard stuff that's all around you.
sally: it's beautiful. so beautiful i just had to draw it. the last time i was here there were so many different shapes of coral, i just had to draw them all. we had a great time, finding more and more different shapes didn't we, cat? oh, yes! then we realized we'd swum out way too far and lost sight of ting tang tony's family. hey! we can find the coral that looked like the shapes in your drawings. and that would lead us back to ting tang tony's family. of course! what a great idea! my, how clever you are! i told you they were great helpers. which one did you draw last, cat? let me think, now. yes! the coral that looks like reindeer antlers. help-a-friend team ready! hm... where can it be? oh, there!
i see it! my, you're clever! sally: wow! it looks just like reindeer antlers. hey, this is the one all right. yes! a very good drawing... if i do say so myself. coral has so many different shapes. nick: wait! something's moving in there. hello! hi! hello! hello! they're living inside! who are they? these guys? they're polyps. nick: polyps! that's a funny name! it is! and you're right. they do live right here. nick: in those little caves? yeah! this is coral! we made it! you made all this coral? not just us. no, not by ourselves. it takes a long, long time to make coral this big. our mas and pas made some of it. and their grandpas and mas, and their great-grandpas and mas and their great-great grandpas and mas. so
many pas and mas... why, i've lost track. they all helped build it. living inside the tough coral keeps us safe and sound. amazing! oh, yes, they certainly are. hmm... which way now? i think we swam... ooh, this way, past the coral that looked like bubbles. you mean like these bubbles? yes! let's go find them! both: bye, polyps! all: bye! (gasping) over there! nick: that coral looks just like bubbles. oh, my! they most certainly do look bubbly, don't they? it's so beautiful. yoo-hoo! hey, look! here come more polyps. hello! hello again. hello again? sure, you came by earlier. we did? sure you did. i remember seeing you. the blue fish, and the cat in a stripy hat. then we must be swimming the
right way. yes, i remember now! straight ahead and past the coral that looks like tables! nick: that's the one we look for next! let's go! all: bye! this sure looks familiar. i think we're getting close to home. and unless i'm mistaken this coral looks just like my drawing. it's flat! just like a table. i could almost walk on it. hey, don't even think about walking on our coral! sorry! you'll break it. and it's taken us a long time to make. don't worry, we'll be careful. ooh, i know where we are. we just need to swim around that rock, and we'll find my family. great! let's go! nick and sally: wow! look at that! this is the first coral i drew. sally: it looks just like candy canes! nick:
and it's stripy just like the cat's hat. woo-hoo! this is where we started! hi, ting tang tony. hi. welcome back. thanks, guys. it's good to be back. look! here comes another friend who wants to say hi, ting tang tony! nick: it's a sea star! polyps: oh, no! help! help! i'm not sure everyone is as pleased to see a sea star around here. sea star? oh, they're not friends of polyps. sea stars like polyps for lunch! cat! we can't let him eat the polyps! what can we do? why, leave it to me! when polyps are in danger, here's what to do: call for some help from thing 1 and thing 2. (sputtery whistling) both: hello! (nick and sally laughing) (babbling) (laughing and cheering) aww... yoo-hoo! ta-da!
aww... oh, no! sea star! oh no! hide! yoo-hoo! yum yum! (babbling) ta-da! nice work, things. see you back in the thingamajigger. both: bye-bye! thank you. thank you! it's gone! mom fish: oh, ting tang tony there you are. ooh! hi, mom! where have you been? it was all my fault. we were having so much fun we forgot to look where we were swimming. we kind of lost our way. that's okay. you brought him safely back to us. with nick and sally's help. well, thank you too. you're welcome. no problem. ready for another swim around the reef with all the family before supper? you bet! see you,
guys, and thanks for helping. we had fun! see you again sometime. hey, i nearly forgot. i have a present for you. present?! i'd like you to have this... in case you need to find your way home again. wow! thanks, cat! you can look at my pictures anytime. i will! bye! both: bye! we learnt about coral and think they are great. coral are polyps and the shell they create. their shapes are amazing. there's no doubt about that. there's even some coral that's striped like my hat! coral: it takes such a long time to make, so you must take care that it doesn't break. this coral looks just like the one you drew on your shell, cat. and here's ting tang tony swimming over to sally's coral. oh, what fun! we can have fun... even when it's raining! what wonderful artists you
are and great helpers too, which is lucky. why is it lucky, cat? because you never know when another friend might need help. we're the help-a-friend team! always ready! all: yeah! (laughing) welcome to hat chat. today, we are going to interview an eyed hawk-moth. here i am! hello, mr. moth. we didn't see you there. you blend in with the bark on the tree. yes, i do. the color of my body helps to camouflage or hide me. neat! you're so camouflaged, i can't even see your body. only your big eyes! those aren't my real eyes. those are my wings. wow! your wings look just like a face! that's right. the pattern on my wings look like big eyes. this makes me look much bigger than i am, so other animals
don't try to pick on me. thanks for teaching us all about your cool wings, mr. moth. yeah, and next time, we'll know which face to talk to. see you later! ♪ this is the monarch butterfly ♪ ♪ let's join her on a journey through the sky ♪ ♪ the monarch travels so far and wide ♪ ♪ it's called migration ♪ ♪ let's go along for a ride ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go butterfly ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go ♪ ♪ where is she going, and why in such a hurry? ♪ ♪ she's flying to warmth before a snow flurry ♪ ♪ 'cause when it turns cold the monarch can't fly ♪ ♪ so she leaves in the fall and takes to the sky ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go butterfly ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go ♪ ♪ she isn't alone ♪ ♪ she has many friends ♪ ♪ who join in her travels all the way to the end ♪ ♪ all together like a big family ♪ ♪ huddled up warm on the branch of a tree ♪ ♪ it's only the monarch who travels so far ♪ ♪ they're the best at flying ♪
♪ they really are ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go butterfly ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go butterfly ♪ ♪ go butterfly, go ♪ let's imagine we're wearing space suits. whoa! oh, cool! girl: it's a lot of fun to imagine things with elmo, being anything you want to be and going anywhere you want to go. shape ahoy! add a bunch of math... subtraction! and some silly song and dance... elmo: ♪ "elmo the musical" ♪ girl: you get... ♪ "elmo the musical" ♪ "elmo the musical"! this is elmo's story. anything can happen. announcer: weekdays on an all-new season of "sesame street," and watch anytime at pbskids.org. announcer: pbs kids has your ticket for the "dinosaur train." we wanna go! announcer: join buddy on adventures from every dino era! let's do this! announcer: climb aboard "dinosaur train," weekdays on pbs kids or anytime you want at pbskids.org.
funding for this adventure is brought to you in part by: viewers like you, and you, and you, and you... ha, ha! thanks so much you're very kind. ♪ the cat in the hat sure knows a lot about animals. will you help me find an animal that's hiding on this log? there's a snake! right! there's a snake on the log but look closer. there's one more hiding a moth! it's a special kind of moth that blends in with the log. this color pattern is a type of disguise called camouflage. pretty neat! you can learn more about animals with the cat in the hat at pbskids.org. coming up next it's a reading adventure with "super why!"